The first edition, first impression, with Sharpe's signature tipped in to the title page. In the publisher's original price unclipped dust wrapper.Set in the fictitious town of Piemburg, in South Africa, Sharpe lampoons the apartheid, and the police officers who enforced it. An exceptionally lovely copy of this first edition, a work scarcely found signed. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with the publisher's original price unclipped dust wrapper. Light sunning to dust wrapper back strip, with small mark to back strip tail. Author's signature tipped in to title page. Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition.
Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them.
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